Glessner Bridge

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Glessner Bridge
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Glessner Bridge, July 2012
Glessner Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Glessner Bridge
Glessner Bridge is located in the US
Glessner Bridge
Location Northwest of Shanksville off Legislative Route 55068, Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′33″N 78°55′16″W / 40.02583°N 78.92111°W / 40.02583; -78.92111Coordinates: 40°1′33″N 78°55′16″W / 40.02583°N 78.92111°W / 40.02583; -78.92111
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1881
Architectural style Other, Multiple Kingpost
MPS Covered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP Reference # 80003631[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

The Glessner Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1881, and is a 90-foot-long (27 m), long-multiple Kingpost truss bridge, with half-height plank siding and a tin covered gable roof. The bridge crosses Stonycreek River. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (Glessner Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.